Exec oversees "dog-fooding" of Redmond's new technology and migration to the cloud.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft updated its security advisory today concerning a dynamic link library issue and published a "Fix it" solution to help address the problem.
Microsoft's security team noted late last week that variants of the Alureon rootkit are now capable of infecting 64-bit Windows systems.
Windows Server sales rode high as the worldwide midrange server market showed an 11 percent revenue increase in the second quarter, compared with last year's numbers, according to IDC.
Microsoft calls Windows 7 its "fastest selling" operating system, but the new OS may represent increased costs and greater logistical pain for IT shops over the next two years.
A vulnerability that Microsoft confirmed just yesterday is already being exploited, and the software giant says it can't fix the problem with a simple update.
- By Michael Hardy
Microsoft today released Service Pack 1 for Exchange Server 2010, which previously was available just as a beta.
Microsoft on Friday issued an update of its Security Compliance Manager tool, which helps IT pros set security policies for some Microsoft software.
Microsoft issued a security advisory this evening about an old hacking trick that could affect Windows systems via remote servers.
Microsoft today announced a new Technology Adoption Program designed to get product development feedback on managing Windows Embedded-based devices.
Among the oft-cited weaknesses in using passwords for authentication are that people choose bad, easily guessed passwords, such as "123456" or, even, "password."
- By Kevin McCaney
Microsoft announced on Monday that a "preview" of Windows Small Business Server codenamed "Aurora" is now available for download.
Microsoft announced today that it has released a "preview build" of Windows Home Server (WHS) codenamed "Vail" to test participants.
Microsoft this week provided notice of some upcoming product updates and betas to expect in the coming months.
Microsoft issued even more details about Windows security concerns, even after releasing its August security update on Tuesday.
- By Jabulani Leffall